I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
You are never too old to become younger!
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Ideas come from everything
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.